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Professional visits

Prisoners are entitled to confidential meetings with professional visitors, such as:

  • lawyers
  • police
  • Ombudsman Victoria
  • Health Services Commissioner
  • Privacy Commissioner
  • consular officials
  • Independent Prison Visitor
  • authorised Corrections Victoria staff  

When entering a prison or visiting a prisoner in hospital professional visitors are required to produce appropriate professional identification such as police ID or law card. Identification details must be recorded in a visitors' register.